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2019 Teodoro Perez "Especial" SP/CO

Year 2019
Top Spruce
Back & Sides Cocobolo
Scale Length 650 mm
Nut width 52 mm
Finish French Polish
Country Spain
Condition Excellent
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The "Especial" is the top model from the Perez shop, and offers the absolute best in terms of decoration and materials. The sound is very distinctly Spanish, with a full, romantic tone and quick attack. Clarity is excellent, and there is plenty of volume for any setting including ensemble work, while retaining exceptional quality of sound. The materials selected for this model are top-notch, featuring an exquisitely dramatic set of cocobolo for the back and sides with all kinds of sap contrasts and marbling grain patterns, simply breathtaking. It also features more elaborate detailing work, including additional purfling and inlay. Simply put, this is a fantastic and gorgeous top-level concert guitar by any standard. Although used, it is in excellent condition with only some mild playing wear in the finish.

Teodoro Perez was born in the province of Soria, in Spain in 1952 but moved to Madrid while still very young. In 1966 he began apprenticing in the famed Jose Ramirez III workshop, where he built guitars, lutes, bandurias and mandolins. During these years, he had the great honor to meet some of the great maestros of the twentieth century, including Andres Segovia, Narciso Yepes and several others. In 1970, after passing the appropriate tests, and with the approval of Jose Ramirez, he qualified as First Official, and stamped the guitars he made with his initials GPM. In 1991, Teodoro Perez teamed up with another fellow Ramirez veteran, Mariano Tezanos, and built guitars for many years under the name "Tezanos-Perez". Teodoro has recently entered the next phase of his career, building with his son, Sergio, who has been assisting him in his work since 1998. GSI is proud to be representing these guitars exclusively in the United States.


2019 Teodoro Perez "Especial" SP/CO

Joaquín Rodrigo's "Sonata Giocosa: II. Andante Moderato" by John M. Williams on a 2019 Teodoro Perez

2019 Teodoro Perez "Especial" SP/CO

Lawrence Long's "Wysteria" by George Sakellariou on an 2019 Teodoro Perez "Especial"

2019 Teodoro Perez "Especial" SP/CO

The construction of Teodoro Perez guitars